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# Yemen

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2022
# Bomb Blast
Irish diplomat and ex-Defence Forces officer Michael Beary survives explosion in Yemen
Michael Beary is working on disarmament and peacekeeping as part of the UN response to the Yemeni Civil War.
# Yemen
UN says Yemen’s warring sides agree to renew existing truce for two months
The already four-month-old ceasefire has been the longest nationwide ease in fighting since the country’s war began six years ago.
# Ramadan
Yemen's warring parties agree to two-month truce, starting tomorrow
The brutal conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands and left millions on the brink of famine in Yemen.
# Yemen
People in famine conditions in war-torn Yemen projected to increase five-fold this year, UN warns
Over 30,000 people are already struggling in famine conditions.
# Yemen
Death toll rises after air strike on Yemen prison
More than 80 people have been killed after the attack in Saada province.
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# Belarus
Belarus airline bans Iraqis, Syrians, Yemenis from incoming Turkey flights
The EU believes it is “seeing progress” on the migrant crisis along the border between Belarus and Poland.
# Yemen
Bodies of 25 people recovered off Yemen after boat capsizes
The boat capsized two days ago and was carrying up to 200 people.
# Yemen
Yemen's Huthi rebels advance on last government controlled city after taking control of nearby mountain
The Huthis and the government have been locked in a power struggle since 2014.
# Aden
Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives
At least 13 people died in the blast, but officials said all ministers are reported to be unharmed.
# Civil War
'People die in a surprisingly short amount of time': Call for urgent intervention as war-torn Yemen battles Covid-19
Experts have warned that Yemen’s healthcare system is on the brink of collapse.
# Coronavirus
World is facing 'multiple famines of biblical proportions' in coming months, UN warns
The Covid-19 pandemic could nearly double the number of people around the world facing acute hunger to 265 million.
# Yemen
Missile strike kills five during military recruits' passing out parade in Yemen
The ceremony in the town of Ad-Dali was for new recruits to the separatist-dominated Security Belt Forces.
# Yemen
More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre
The International Committee of the Red Cross said at least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals.
Voices
Opinion: The US alliance with Saudi Arabia reveals their true stance on human rights
The sad truth is that the enemies of the western powers look pretty good when compared to our close friends in Saudi, writes Diarmuid Pepper.
# Through the lens
The photos that captured 2018's biggest stories
Conflict in Syria, wildfires in California, political uncertainty in Britain…
# Yemen
Yemeni mother granted leave to enter US to see dying two-year-old son
Abdullah Hassan, a US citizen like his father, suffers from a rare genetic brain condition and is on life support.
# US Senate
Saudi Arabia denounces US Senate vote over war in Yemen as 'blatant interference'
The US Senate separately held Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman responsible for Khashoggi’s killing.
# Humanitarian Crisis
Breakthrough in Yemen conflict as ceasefire to take place at key port
The announcement was made by the UN today.
# Save the Children
'Some are too frail to cry': Up to 85,000 children under five have died since start of 2015 Yemen war
The estimate by the group Save the Children was based on data compiled by the United Nations.
# humanitarian disaster
Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?
Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.
# Starvation
'We need real help': Doctors despair as orphaned babies die in famine-struck Yemen
Over 3.5 million people may soon be added to the eight million Yemenis already facing starvation — more than half of them children.
# hodeida
84 dead following vicious fighting in Yemen after peace talks fail
11 coalition soldiers and at least 73 Huthi rebels have died.
# arms race
Higgins says UN members are fuelling current and future wars
He said institutions like the United Nations are “imperfect” but needed.
# ballistic missile
Missiles and drones from Yemen have been 'intercepted' over Saudi Arabia
The attacks were claimed by the rebels via their news outlet Al-Masirah.
# Airstrikes
Saudi-led air strikes kill 14 civilians in Yemen village market
The strikes also killed 11 rebel fighters and wounded 16 civilians.
# Irish Aid
Ireland to give more money towards Yemen crisis as Irish aid set to jump next year
The Taoiseach says the time has come for Ireland to start increasing our spending on international development again.
# trump travel ban
Trump's travel ban gets the green light despite legal challenges
The court ruled that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts.
# Yemen
Yemen's Huthi rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed
A video has emerged showing what appears to be the man’s corpse.
# Food Aid
First shipment of food aid in weeks docks at rebel controlled port in Yemen as country faces famine
The country is facing a serious famine due to an ongoing civil war.
# humanitarian disaster
17 million in Yemen need food - now hospitals and water pumps will run out of fuel in three weeks
The country is under a Saudi blockade.
# Yemen
Irish aid workers are helping to fight the worst humanitarian crisis in the world
One in fifty people in Yemen have contracted cholera.
# Yemen
At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea
The migrants were being smuggled from Africa to Yemen.
# Yemen
The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse
Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.
# Red Cross
'Picking leaves from the trees': How locals in Yemen are surviving on the brink of famine
People have been killed by shelling on their way to collect bread, a Red Cross aid worker said.
# Yemen
Yemen is facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world
One quarter of the people who have died in this outbreak were children.
# Humanitarian
Ireland gives a further €6 million in aid to alleviate suffering in Yemen and Iraq
The UN has warned Temen is on the brink of a famine caused by conflict.
# Yemen
Attack on migrant ship leaves over 30 dead and dozens critically injured
Many survivors have lost limbs and are in a critical condition.
# Famine
World faces worst humanitarian crisis since 1945 - UN official
There is a looming risk of famine in a number of countries.
# Navy SEAL
Father of SEAL killed in Yemen refuses to meet with Donald Trump
Bill Owens refused to speak with Trump when his son’s flag-draped casket was brought home.
# Classified
The Pentagon publishes, then deletes, video from Yemen raid (because it's 10 years old)
A US soldier and several civilians were killed in the raid.